In what could be a major blow to the construction of Keystone XL, a Nebraska farm couple has returned a portion of ancestral land to the Ponca Tribe. Now TransCanada will have to negotiate with a new landowner, one that has special legal status as a tribe.
Just a reminder, as the mainstream media moves on to other things, there are still 11,000 people in Puerto Rico without power.
— PMbeers (@PMbeers) June 19, 2018
Had the Pentagon’s budget simply remained the same as it was in 2017, Congress “could have funded public college for every student in the U.S. and had $12 billion left over.”
As Bernie Sanders stated: “We cannot spend more on our military than the next 10 nations combined while millions of Americans do not have food and housing and healthcare. It’s about time we got our national priorities right. That is why I voted against spending $716 billion on the military today.”
Unfortunately, Bernie’s vote wasn’t enough to defeat the spending proposal.
The planned demonstration is expected to include more than 100 actions in cities and towns across the country as well as a march on Washington, D.C. Groups involved in planning the demonstrations include the ACLU, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, MoveOn, and the National Domestic Workers Alliance.